Sally lightfoot crab Grapsus grapsus in the litoral of the Galapagos Island Archipeligo, Ecuador. Pacific Ocean This bright red crab is one of the most abundant invertabrates to be seen in the intertidal area of the Galapagos. Shown here is a gravid female note the eggs under the body of the crab, protected by the crabs exoskeleton.


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Sally lightfoot crab Grapsus grapsus in the litoral of the Galapagos Island Archipeligo, Ecuador. Pacific Ocean This bright red crab is one of the most abundant invertabrates to be seen in the intertidal area of the Galapagos. Shown here is a gravid female note the eggs under the body of the crab, protected by the crabs exoskeleton.
Credit to: BluePlanetArchive / Michael S. Nolan

Image dimensions: 4000x2666